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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FDA Drug Shortages

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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA

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 Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) Injection

 Status: Currently in Shortage

 » Date first reported: 01/25/2013
 » Therapeutic Categories: Endocrinology/Metabolism; Total Parenteral Nutrition; Pediatric

American Regent/Luitpold (Reverified 10/21/2014)

Company Contact Information:
800-645-1706

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1000 mcg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 00517-0031-25) Unavailable – Product on backorder for all codes and will be made available as it is released. Delay in shipping of the drug. Demand increase for the drug.
1000 mcg/mL, 10 mL vial (NDC 00517-0032-25) Unavailable – Product on backorder for all codes and will be made available as it is released. Delay in shipping of the drug. Demand increase for the drug.
1000 mcg/mL, 30 mL vial (NDC 00517-0130-05) Unavailable – Product on backorder for all codes and will be made available as it is released. Delay in shipping of the drug. Demand increase for the drug.

Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (Revised 10/07/2014)

Company Contact Information:
888-386-1300

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
1000 mcg/mL, 1 mL vial (NDC 63323-0044-01) Backordered. Next release anticipated October 2014. Check wholesalers for inventory Demand increase for the drug
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